Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 350 273
Rank change year-on-year +44 -77 +97
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 251 225 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.73% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.82% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 228 158 262
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -10.31%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £70,000 £78,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,966 27,437 30,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.30% 89.59% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21,379 22,647 25,712
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +17 112 £55,000 +18.92% 11
Berkshire -2 92 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Hampshire +30 64 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Surrey +45 52 £55,000 +15.79% 9
East Sussex -12 23 £60,000 +26.32%
Kent +27 16 £42,500 -30.61% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 15 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Oxfordshire +8 5 £68,750 +61.76%
West Sussex 0 3 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Middlesex -2 2 - -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 109 (43.43%) Firewall
2 107 (42.63%) CISSP
3 96 (38.25%) Information Security
4 79 (31.47%) Cybersecurity
5 73 (29.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 62 (24.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 61 (24.30%) CISM
8 60 (23.90%) Security Cleared
9 57 (22.71%) Security Operations
10 52 (20.72%) CEH
11 48 (19.12%) Finance
12 46 (18.33%) SC Cleared
13 45 (17.93%) Network Security
13 45 (17.93%) CISA
14 43 (17.13%) Risk Management
15 42 (16.73%) Linux
16 41 (16.33%) Management Information System
16 41 (16.33%) Incident Management
17 40 (15.94%) PKI
17 40 (15.94%) Microsoft
18 39 (15.54%) ITIL
18 39 (15.54%) Degree
19 37 (14.74%) Cisco
19 37 (14.74%) Splunk
20 36 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
21 34 (13.55%) Windows
22 33 (13.15%) PCI DSS
22 33 (13.15%) LogRhythm
23 32 (12.75%) Security Operations Centre
24 31 (12.35%) TOGAF

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.59%) Apache
1 4 (1.59%) IIS
1 4 (1.59%) nginx
2 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.79%) Office 365
3 6 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (43.43%) Firewall
2 45 (17.93%) Network Security
3 30 (11.95%) TCP/IP
4 25 (9.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (8.37%) WAN
6 20 (7.97%) DNS
7 19 (7.57%) Wireshark
8 18 (7.17%) LAN
9 16 (6.37%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (6.37%) SNMP
10 14 (5.58%) VPN
11 10 (3.98%) DHCP
12 9 (3.59%) SSL
13 8 (3.19%) Cisco Firepower
13 8 (3.19%) Internet
14 7 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.79%) IPsec
15 6 (2.39%) OSPF
15 6 (2.39%) VLAN
15 6 (2.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.99%) Big Data
1 5 (1.99%) Data Lake
1 5 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.59%) Redis
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) GDB
1 1 (0.40%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.40%) JIRA
1 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.40%) OllyDbg
1 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
General
1 48 (19.12%) Finance
2 16 (6.37%) Legal
3 3 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (0.80%) Advertising
4 2 (0.80%) Law
4 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Back Office
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (29.08%) Analyst
2 55 (21.91%) Security Analyst
2 55 (21.91%) Security Engineer
3 32 (12.75%) Architect
4 26 (10.36%) SOC Analyst
5 25 (9.96%) Senior Security Engineer
6 24 (9.56%) Consultant
7 23 (9.16%) Security Consultant
8 22 (8.76%) IT Engineer
8 22 (8.76%) IT Security Engineer
9 21 (8.37%) Security Architect
10 20 (7.97%) Senior IT Engineer
11 16 (6.37%) Information Analyst
11 16 (6.37%) Information Security Analyst
12 15 (5.98%) IT Analyst
12 15 (5.98%) IT Security Analyst
12 15 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (5.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 14 (5.58%) Security Manager
14 12 (4.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.79%) Regular Expression
2 6 (2.39%) CGI
3 5 (1.99%) LAMP
4 4 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.80%) Middleware
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
7 1 (0.40%) ModSecurity
7 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 40 (15.94%) PKI
3 32 (12.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (11.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 26 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (9.96%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.78%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.38%) Data Centre
9 10 (3.98%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (3.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 8 (3.19%) Wiki
12 7 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.99%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.59%) e-Learning
15 3 (1.20%) Fintech
15 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
16 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
16 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.73%) Linux
2 34 (13.55%) Windows
3 8 (3.19%) CentOS
4 7 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.99%) Debian
5 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) Unix
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.25%) Information Security
2 79 (31.47%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (29.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 57 (22.71%) Security Operations
5 43 (17.13%) Risk Management
6 41 (16.33%) Incident Management
7 39 (15.54%) ITIL
8 31 (12.35%) TOGAF
9 24 (9.56%) SABSA
10 23 (9.16%) Identity Access Management
10 23 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (8.76%) Data Protection
11 22 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (8.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 21 (8.37%) Security Monitoring
12 21 (8.37%) Security Testing
13 20 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (7.97%) Threat Intelligence
14 19 (7.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.98%) Java
2 7 (2.79%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.99%) Python
3 5 (1.99%) Ruby
4 4 (1.59%) PHP
4 4 (1.59%) SQL
5 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (42.63%) CISSP
2 61 (24.30%) CISM
3 60 (23.90%) Security Cleared
4 52 (20.72%) CEH
5 46 (18.33%) SC Cleared
6 45 (17.93%) CISA
7 39 (15.54%) Degree
8 36 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (9.56%) SANS
10 20 (7.97%) CREST Certified
11 16 (6.37%) CCNP
11 16 (6.37%) TOGAF Certification
12 14 (5.58%) Master's Degree
13 13 (5.18%) CRISC
14 12 (4.78%) CESG Certified Professional
15 11 (4.38%) CCIE
16 10 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
17 9 (3.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 8 (3.19%) JNCIS
18 8 (3.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (24.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (13.15%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.96%) GDPR
4 22 (8.76%) SLA
5 14 (5.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (3.59%) GPG13
7 7 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.59%) QA
10 3 (1.20%) COBIT
10 3 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.80%) PMO
12 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 12 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (2.79%) Snort
5 6 (2.39%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.20%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.98%) Nessus
2 14 (5.58%) QRadar
3 11 (4.38%) CSIRT
4 9 (3.59%) Nmap
5 6 (2.39%) Nagios
6 5 (1.99%) CASB
6 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.99%) Suricata
7 4 (1.59%) Grafana
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.20%) Kibana
8 3 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 1 (0.40%) Consul
10 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 40 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.74%) Cisco
2 37 (14.74%) Splunk
3 33 (13.15%) LogRhythm
4 26 (10.36%) CheckPoint
5 25 (9.96%) ArcSight
6 22 (8.76%) Palo Alto
7 20 (7.97%) McAfee
8 15 (5.98%) Qualys
9 14 (5.58%) Juniper
9 14 (5.58%) VMware
10 13 (5.18%) Trend Micro
11 11 (4.38%) F5
12 9 (3.59%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.59%) Tripwire
13 8 (3.19%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.19%) Symantec
14 7 (2.79%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.79%) Intel
14 7 (2.79%) Sophos